The 2013 Cadillac SRX Reviewed
The 2013 Cadillac SRX introduces the Cadillac User Experience (CUE) in-vehicle interface, including touch-panel controls for infomercial and climate control as well as eliminating the majority of the traditional knobs and also switches made use of in previous years. Additionally brand-new are modified evaluates with a. center LCD display, a brand-new steering wheel with SIGN shortcut buttons, standard HD. radio, Bluetooth sound streaming, additional USB ports as well as an SD card slot. The. vivacious, direct-injected 308-horsepower 3.6-liter V6 proceeds as the criterion. engine. The 2013 SRX was the very successful Cadillac model, hitting a bull’s- eye. in the hot entry-level luxury-crossover SUV market.
The midsize Dallas 2013 Cadillac SRX is smaller sized, extra manoeuvrable as well as a lot more. fuel-efficient compared to the full-size Escalade. It’s only offered in a. 5-passenger design as well as yields the optional 3rd row and V8 engine to larger. rivals. It comes outfitted with a complete selection of security equipment, including double. front, expenses and also front-seat side airbags, an unseen area tracking system,. back cross-traffic alert, OnStar collision notice, anti-lock 4-wheel disc. brakes as well as grip and also stability control. Freshly offered attributes for 2013. consist of safety-alert seat technology, automatic front as well as rear stopping,. lane-departure caution, forward-collision alert and adaptive cruise ship control. While it doesn’t have the Escalade’s capability to bring additional travelers or tote. large freight, the compact SRX provides to 29.2 cu ft. of cargo area behind the. back seat as well as 61.2 cu ft. with the back seat folded up. It’s rated to tow approximately. 3,500 pounds.
Points We Like
Vigorous efficiency; stylish outside; quiet inside;. 3.6-liter V6 uses routine fuel or E85; excellent handling; pop-up navigating screen;. standard dead spot surveillance system and also rear cross-traffic alert
What We Don’t
Difficult seat pillows; extreme trip impacts; poor outward. visibility; no spare tire; glitchy SIGN touch-panel interface has a steep. finding out contour
Fuel Economy & & Engine Specs
The 2013 SRX is outfitted with a direct-injected 3.6-liter V6. that generates 308 hp and 265 lb-ft of torque. This engine supplies excellent. well-rounded performance and negates the need for the previously readily available, peaky. 2.8-liter turbo V6, which is now gone down from the powertrain lineup. Outfitted. with front-wheel drive, the 3.6-liter V6 is ranked by the Environmental. Protection Company at 17 miles each gallon in the city and also 24 mpg on the highway,. while all-wheel-drive designs receive 16 mpg city/23 mpg hwy. This is a. flex-fuel engine that uses regular unleaded gas or E85. A 6-speed automatic is. standard. Maximum tow ranking is 3,500 extra pounds. A driver-selectable Eco setting. supplies earlier upshifts to save fuel. Standard
Quality & Options.
The 2013 Cadillac SRX Dallas comes in base, Luxury, Performance and Premium trims. The base SRX is front-wheel-drive just and also features the SIGN. interface, typical Bluetooth phone connection, OnStar with turn-by-turn. directions, SiriusXM radio, dual-zone automatic climate control, cruise ship. control, a tilt-telescopic wheel with remote audio controls, remote. keyless entry, an 8-speaker Bose AM/FM/CD stereo, automatic headlamps, a power. driver’s seat, a leather-wrapped shifter and guiding wheel, 18-inch alloy. wheels, security and traction control, anti-lock brakes, an unseen area. monitoring system, rear cross-traffic warning, a split folding rear seat with a. cargo pass-through, power doors, power windows as well as warmed power mirrors.
Going up to Luxury adds the choice of all-wheel drive, plus. conventional natural leather seats, Sapele wood indoor trim, warmed power pole position. with chauffeur’s- seat memory, a heated leather-and-wood steering wheel, a power. moonroof, a power lift entrance, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, adjustable. pedals, rain-sensing wipers, keyless accessibility, a garage-door opener, interior. ambient lighting, chrome roofing rails, a cargo color as well as freight monitoring system,. front and rear park help and also a back-up cam. Popular choices consist of a. 10-speaker DVD audio system, 2-screen rear-seat DVD home entertainment with. headphones and Blu-ray compatibility and also a navigating system with a 7-in. touchscreen. The Performance trim gains a common adaptive suspension, fog lights, navigation, Bose 10-speaker surround-sound DVD audio, a back video camera,. HID headlamps with flexible onward illumination, variable-effort speed-sensing. steering as well as 20-in wheels. The Premium trim consists of the same offerings as the. Efficiency package, plus back air conditioning and audio controls, heated rear. seats as well as aerated pole positions.
Entry-level high-end crossovers are a warm product in the. new-car market, and that popularity cleans, low-mileage utilized versions. similarly desirable. For a great idea of the 2013 SRX’s rate array, have a look at New. and Used Auto worths at Auto car dealerships such as BBC Motor Sports Dallas dealer in Dallas, TX that has large variety of Cadillac. SRX to pic from.
Safety Scores & & Guarantees
The NHTSA offered the 2013 Cadillac SRX five stars total:. four stars for frontal effects, five for side-impact efficiency and 4 stars. for rollover resistance. The independent Insurance coverage Institute for Freeway Safety and security provided the 2013 SRX a rating of Good for moderate-overlap front as well as side impacts, as. well as roof toughness, head-restraint and seat collision efficiency. It likewise named the SRX a 2013 Top Security Select. Cadillac covered the 2013 SRX with a 4-year/50,000- mile bumper-to-bumper service warranty, a transferable 6-year/70,000- mile powertrain. guarantee, a 6-year/unlimited-mile corrosion-perforation guarantee as well as 6. years/70,000 miles of roadside assistance. Cadillac licensed used( CPO) automobiles can’t have a lot more compared to 50,000 miles on the odometer and must have gone into service within the last 4 years. Every CPO Cadillac SRX undergoes a 172-point examination. Those that pass obtain bumper-to-bumper coverage that prolongs the factory guarantee to 6 years or 70,000 miles from the initial in-service day CPO condition additionally includes. 3 months of SiriusXM radio and OnStar coverage, roadside support and trip-interruption protection. The guarantee is totally transferable. Expert Advice If you’re not a very early adapter of new innovation, the 2013 SRX’s basic CUE interface will certainly take some getting used to. Other than. the glitchy efficiency of early-production examples, HINT depends on a. smartphone-like touch panel that changes the way you’ll operate the environment. control and infotainment systems. Be prepared to invest time identifying. exactly how CUE deals with the cars and truck in the driveway; do not aim to do it while you’re. driving. Besides that, the Luxury trim is our recommended choice for a used. 2013 SRX, as it provides smoother-riding 18-in tires, available navigating as well as rear-seat amusement. Try to find a CPO model if offered, and also if not, pick a. well-cared-for, low-mileage example. Always consult the supplier to make certain. all suitable safety-recall fixings have been performed.
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